W. Somerset Maugham

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William Somerset Maugham
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Maugham photografed bi Carl Van Vechten in 1934
BornWilliam Somerset Maugham
25 Januar 1874(1874-01-25)
UK Embassy, Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd16 December 1965(1965-12-16) (aged 91)
Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, Fraunce
ThriftPlaywricht, novelist, short story writer
Alma materSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School (nou pairt o King's College London), M.B.B.S., 1897
Notable warksOf Human Bondage
The Moon and Sixpence
Cakes and Ale
The Razor's Edge
SpooseSyrie Wellcome (m. 1917; div. 1929)
BairnsMary Elizabeth Maugham
Alan Searle (adoptit, 1962)

William Somerset Maugham CH (/ˈmɔːm/ MAWM; 25 Januar 1874 – 16 December 1965), better kent as W. Somerset Maugham, wis a Breetish playwricht, novelist an short story writer. He wis amang the maist popular writers ofhis era an reputitly the heichest-paid author during the 1930s.[1]

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  1. "W. Somerset Maugham", The Literature Network